Regulators drew the curtains Thursday on EchoStar's attempts to merge with DirecTV, and tacitly ushered in an almost certain second act of Rupert Murdoch's U.S. satcasting play.
In another twist to the already knotted DirecTV-Echostar merger saga, DirecTV chief exec Eddy Hartenstein said he would likely walk from the deal if some resolution were not reached by January 21 of…
With Charlie Ergen of EchoStar fighting the corporate battle of his life to save the merger with DirectTV from regulatory rejection, cable godfather Charles Dolan of Cablevision may yet get to play…
In an 11th-hour bid to buy extra time to salvage its imperiled merger with DirecTV, EchoStar has asked the Federal Communications Commission for a public hearing of its direct satcast service merger…
Execs at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. are ready to make an offer for General Motors' stake in Hughes if EchoStar's bid for DirecTV is officially rejected.
Rupert Murdoch's newfound deal-making patience is starting to pay off. Say hello DirecTV. Say bye-bye EchoStar. With Washington strongly hinting Tuesday that it will nix EchoStar's bid to buy up…
Justice Dept. antitrust chief Charles James said Thursday that there is no single matter gobbling up more resources and attention than the hotly debated EchoStar/DirecTV merger.
Rural advocates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were among a number of groups gathering Tuesday at the front door of the Justice Dept. to protest the proposed EchoStar/DirecTV merger.
The recent business turmoil may have spoiled Wall Street and Washington's appetite for mega-media mergers.
EchoStar said Thursday that it swung to profit of $37 million in the second quarter from a $6 million loss the year before as the satcaster added 295,000 subscribers to the Dish network.
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